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Make your life more eco-friendly with the green living tips in this Howcast video series. The environment will thank you!
You Will Need
- An eco-friendly home
- Eco-friendly products
- A hybrid car
- A willingness to engage in political activism
- A commitment to reduce, reuse, and recycle whenever possible
Cut energy at home
Reduce emissions created by your home with better design, more insulation, and green electricity. Try installing solar panels on your roof.
Reduce car emissions
Reduce your car emissions by buying a hybrid car, taking trains instead of planes for regional trips, carpooling, biking, and walking.
Buy efficient appliances
Buy energy-efficient appliances and products. Look for the U.S. government-sponsored Energy Star logo.
Calculate your carbon footprint
Calculate your impact on the environment with a carbon-footprint calculator. You can find them on such sites as the one for the film An Inconvenient Truth, www.climatecrisis.net.
Live a carbon neutral life
Live a carbon neutral life by reducing the energy you use and offsetting the rest with positive actions such as planting trees.
Be green at work
Be green at work by bringing your lunch in reusable containers, using a ceramic mug, and printing documents only when necessary. If you own a business, make it green by using recycled paper and energy-efficient fluorescent light bulbs.
Be a green investor
Put your money where your mouth is by only investing in green companies.
Be a catalyst for change
Become a catalyst for change in your community by teaching others about the climate crisis.
Vote for candidates who believe in capping and trading carbon emissions, and who have articulated clear policies for dealing with global warming.